#RivetingReviews: German fiction focus by ELN

Happy new year from ELNet!

See you all on January 17th at The Tabernacle, London, for our Dutch-UK Literary Cabaret with a special Dutch #RivetingReviews on 18th Jan!

We hope you enjoyed our special German edition of #RivetingReviews in December 2016, guest edited by Judith Vonberg.

To kick-start 2017 we’d like to present you with the whole German ‘boxset’!

Read all December #RivetingReviews (these are only the ‘normal’ written reviews as published mid-month and edited by me, RG).

Watch all 31 days of Judith’s Video Advent Calendar here.

Watch our Crowd-sourced Review Video here.

And here’s the full list of all Judith’s 31 ‘Advent Calendar’ books:

  1. Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald (Austerlitz, 2001)
  2. Kafka’s short stories (1908-1920)
  3. Back to Back by Julia Franck (Rücken an Rücken, 2011)
  4. Babylon Berlin by Volker Kutscher (Der Nasse Fisch, 2007)
  5. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers, 1774)
  6. The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (Der Vorleser, 1995)
  7. The Swimmer by Zsuzsa Bánk (Der Schwimmer, 2004)
  8. Chess Story by Stefan Zweig (Schachnovelle, 1942)
  9. The Hunger Angel by Herta Müller (Atemschaukel, 2009)
  10. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque (Im Westen Nichts Neues, 1929)
  11. The Other Child by Charlotte Link (Das Andere Kind, 2009)
  12. Baba Dunja’s Last Love by Alina Bronsky (Baba Dunjas Letzte Liebe, 2015)
  13. The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke (Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge, 1910)
  14. Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada (Jeder Stirbt Für Sich Allein, 1947)
  15. Where Love Begins by Judith Hermann (Aller Liebe Anfang, 2014)
  16. Effi Briest by Theodor Fontane (Effi Briest, 1896)
  17. Heroes Like Us by Thomas Brussig (Helden Wie Wir, 1995)
  18. Diary of a Lost Girl by Margarete Böhme (Tagebuch Einer Verlorenen, 1905)
  19. Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann (Malina, 1971)
  20. The Bridge of the Golden Horn by Emine Sevgi Özdamar (Die Brücke vom Goldenen Horn, 1998)
  21. The Robber by Robert Walser (Der Räuber, 1972)
  22. A Sense of a Beginning by Norbert Gstrein (Eine Ahnung vom Anfang, 2013)
  23. Memoirs of a Polar Bear by Yoko Tawada (Etüden im Schnee, 2014)
  24. The Devil’s Elixirs by E.T.A. Hoffmann (Die Elixiere des Teufels, 1815)
  25. Holy Night by Karl May (Weihnacht, 1897)
  26. What Remains by Christa Wolf (Was Bleibt, 1990)
  27. Berlin Blues by Sven Regener (Herr Lehmann, 2001)
  28. Twelve Grams of Happiness by Feridun Zaimoglu (Zwölf Gramm Glück, 2004)
  29. The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum by Heinrich Böll (Die Verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum, 1974)
  30. My Century by Günter Grass (Mein Jahrhundert, 1999)
  31. The End of Days by Jenny Erpenbeck (Aller Tage Abend, 2012)

Here is the list of our written German Riveting Reviews published in December:

  1. #RivetingReviews: Judith Vonberg reviews KINGDOM OF TWILIGHT by Steven Uhly
  2. #RivetingReviews: Gurmeet Singh reviews SUMMER BEFORE THE DARK by Volker Weidermann
  3. #RivetingReviews: Rose Tremlett reviews NIGHTMARE IN BERLIN by Hans Fallada
  4. #RivetingReviews: David Hebblethwaite reviews THE TOBACCONIST by Robert Seethaler
  5. #RivetingReviews: Henrietta Foster reviews ANGEL OF OBLIVION by Maja Haderlap
  6. #‎RivetingReviews: Max Easterman reviews THE TRUTH AND OTHER LIES by Sascha Arango
  7. #‎RivetingReviews: Jonathan Ruppin reviews THE OLD KING IN HIS EXILE by Arno Geiger
  8. #‎RivetingReviews: Barbara Wünnenberg reviews ACH, DIESE LÜCKE, DIESE ENTSETZLICHE LÜCKE by Joachim Meyerhoff

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